Velumani announces 230 cr to desilt river Noyyal

River Noyyal will be completely desilted by the State government soon, said Minister for Municipal Administration S P  Velumani in Coimbatore on Saturday. He was speaking at Maamazhai Potruthum, an event organised under Coimbatore Vizha to felicitate volunteer organisations focusing on conservation of water bodies. Velumani felicitated members from 24 such organisations across the Coimbatore district.

'The State government has allocated ₹ 230 crore to desilt Noyyal,'  Velumani said, adding that a Government Order has been passed to this effect.